Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5 and its skin benefits (updated)
What is Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5
Palmitoyl tripeptide-5 is a synthetic peptide and consists of 3 chains of amino acids link together with fatty acids. Palmitoyl tripeptide can enter epidermis and can penetrate deep into the dermis, where it can help to stimulate collagen production and helps to grow healthy tissue growth.
How It is used in skincare industry?
For centuries, skincare industries revolve around adding natural oils and fairness creams to the skin. Palmitoyl tripeptide is a new peptide that has recently been discovered. These compounds occur naturally in our body, but due to its popularity as a anti-aging effects, many skincare companies now are creating them synthetically in the lab to provide greater control over the effects. It is a clear liquid, water soluble and has no odour. It is used most often in anti-aging creams and facial serums.
How Palmitoyl tripeptide-5 works?
Palmitoyl tripeptide-5 acts on the specific skin receptors and stimulates the production of collagen in our skin cells. It firms our skin, reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine-lines. It makes your skin look healthier and fresh.
Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5 also interact with hyaluronic acid and elastin production system. The combine effect is increased water content, reduce wrinkling of skin and enhance the firmness of skin.
Additionally, it supports the healthy functioning of the skin cells and helps in removal of toxins.
Why we need Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5?
As we grow old, our skin produces less collagen. Collagen is vital for young and healthy looking skin. Companies are using palmitoyl tripeptide in anti-aging skin serums not only it helps to produce collage in the skin but it can also it helps other products to penetrate the skin easily. It increase collagen production in very short time than any other product available in the market. It also helps to decrease the amount of toxins in your body. Palmitoyl dipeptide communicate with the skin and doesn’t allow the toxins to pass into the skin. This mechanism protects your body from the harmful effects of the free radicals.
Is it safe to use?
Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5 is a new ingredient and there are few researchers on it. But according to skincare specialist, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5 is safe to use on any skin. It can’t react to your skin. There are no reported issue of any toxicity, allergy, sensitivity and hormone disruption. If you have a sensitive skin, you may react to anti-aging creams. You common skin reactions are redness, itching, stinging at the site of application. If you suffer from any of these side effect, you should rush to your dermatologist and see whether palmitoyl tripeptide is the main culprit and if you can apply an alternate.
The only disadvantage.
The only disadvantage about this synthetic product is it is not well researched. Many researchers are ongoing to prove its authenticity.